Predictors of exposure from an antimarijuana
media campaign: outcome research assessing sensation seeking targeting.
While medical legalization of cannabis proceeds without apparent federal opposition, the federal government stands firm on its antimarijuana
The influence of online comments on perceptions of antimarijuana
public service announcements on YouTube.
A multilevel analysis of antimarijuana
public service announcement effectiveness.
Although during the Vietnam War the Pentagon had an official antimarijuana
policy, the policy ultimately had the effect of promoting the use of highly addictive heroin, which was readily available in pure form for a pittance in Vietnam.
242) When Congress was considering passing the nation's first antimarijuana
legislation, he lobbied strongly for it.
In the recent 5-4 Supreme Court case that upheld the suspension of an Alaskan high school student for holding a sign--Bong Hits 4 Jesus--during a parade, Justice Stevens in dissenting wrote: "The current dominant opinion supporting the war on drugs in general, and our antimarijuana
laws in particular, is reminiscent of the opinion that supported the nationwide ban on alcohol consumption when I was a student.
After Shaye realizes that a campy 1938 antimarijuana
pic is in the public domain, he launches "Reefer Madness" on a successful midnight and college circuit run, grossing over $2 million.
The Supreme Court has agreed to heat- a case challenging the federal government's antimarijuana
laws in states with medical legalization, and a decision is expected in the spring or summer of 2005.
Enforcement of antimarijuana
laws, for example, became selective in many jurisdictions.
And it has sponsored extravagant advertising campaigns in state and local papers and on television stations--with $180 million earmarked for antimarijuana
ads alone--that demonize teen drug use by linking it to terrorism.
Whether the media can be an effective tool to combat drug use remains to be seen, although some studies have shown that antimarijuana
advertising has helped to cut teen use by 26.